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Ibuprofen [Apotex]

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The following results on this page are based on 2082 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 49.6 in the range of -100 to +100 for Ibuprofen [Apotex] To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2079 respondents)


Extremely effective (28%)
Very (37%)
Somewhat (28%)
Slightly (5%)
Very little effective (3%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(2082 respondents)


Not at all bothered (58%)
Slightly (24%)
Somewhat (12%)
Very (4%)
Extremely bothered (3%)

We asked patients how often they took this medication as prescribed.

(2082 respondents)


All the time (50%)
Most of the time (19%)
Often (11%)
Sometimes (18%)
Never (2%)

We asked patients how difficult they found it to take this medicine as prescribed.

(2082 respondents)


Not at all difficult (81%)
Slightly (12%)
Somewhat (4%)
Very (2%)
Extremely difficult (2%)

We asked patients how confident they felt about taking this medicine.

(2082 respondents)


Extremely confident (36%)
Very (33%)
Somewhat (22%)
Slightly (5%)
Not at all confident (3%)

We asked patients how necessary they find this medicine.

(1944 respondents)


Extremely necessary (37%)
Very (40%)
Somewhat (18%)
Slightly (4%)
Not at all necessary (1%)

We asked patients how often they forget to take this medicine at the right time.

(1783 respondents)


Never (51%)
Rarely (27%)
Sometimes (15%)
Often (3%)
Almost all the time (3%)

We asked patients to what extent they felt the benefits outweighed any disadvantages of this medicine.

(1900 respondents)


Extremely (36%)
Large (31%)
Moderate (20%)
Small (6%)
Not at all (7%)

We asked patients how satisfied they were with the information and guidance received along with this medicine.

(1900 respondents)


Very satisfied (43%)
Satisfied (32%)
Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied (20%)
Dissatisfied (3%)
Very dissatisfied (3%)

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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 2082 real-world patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2079 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 65% felt that Ibuprofen [Apotex] was very / extremely effective, while 28% found it to be only somewhat effective. This means that 8% felt that Ibuprofen [Apotex] had only a slight or very little effect.

We asked 2082 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] just how bothered they were by side effects? 81% of those we asked this too reported feeling they were not at all or only slightly bothered by side effects, yet 12% of patients asked said they felt somewhat bothered from Ibuprofen [Apotex]. This leaves 7% of the patients we asked who were using Ibuprofen [Apotex] still felt very or extremely bothered from side effects when they were taking Ibuprofen [Apotex].

We recently asked 2082 patients who reported taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] how often they took it as prescribed? While 69% told us they never, or only sometimes forgot to take it on time, 11% said that they often forgot to take their Ibuprofen [Apotex] as prescribed. Sadly 20% forgot to take them all the time. Taking medication as prescribed by your doctor is so important. If you have difficulty, or know someone who does, feel free to try DrugStars a free app to help you remembering your medication.

2082 patients were recently asked just how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 93% of them found it not at all or only somewhat difficult taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] as prescribed, 4% found taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] very difficult which left 3% who sadly felt it extremely difficult for them. There can be many factors that make taking medication an issue, and these should be discussed with the doctor prescribing them.

2082 patients were recently asked how confident they felt about taking Ibuprofen [Apotex]? 70% of those we asked said that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Ibuprofen [Apotex]. 22% felt only slightly confident while 8% of the patients we asked felt only slightly confident when taking Ibuprofen [Apotex].

When asking 1944 patients how necessary they found taking their medication. 77% said they felt taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] to be very or extremely necessary. 18% said they felt Ibuprofen [Apotex] to be only somewhat necessary for them. Finally 5% of patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them.

We asked 1783 patients using Ibuprofen [Apotex] how often they forgot to take their medication? 78% of reported that they never or rarely forgot to take their medication, while 15% of patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] reported sometimes forgetting to take their medication. 7% of patients sadly often or almost all the time forget to take their medication. If you forget your medication, we can recommend using DrugStars to help you remember.

1900 patients were recently asked to what extent they felt that the benefits of Ibuprofen [Apotex] outweighed its disadvantages? 67% of them answered positively saying they felt to large or extreme extent that the advantages of taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] outweighed its disadvantages. However, 20% of the patients felt this only to a moderate extent and that meant that 13% felt only a small extent or worst of all, not at all.

When asking 1900 patients taking Ibuprofen [Apotex] if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 75% of them answered that they were very satisfied or satisfied while, 20% of were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. That left 6% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or worse of all very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their Ibuprofen [Apotex].


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